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KEV: Came across this incident which I’d like to share with you, as an example of “solve on problem, create another” by the Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council. Or so it seems, according to the sign-off. Apparently, in order to drain stagnant water from a HDB void deck, a crack has to be made in the floor, going by the logic of the officer who replied. I find that a very preposterous...

SHUYING: I want to bring to your attention this unofficial school ranking that’s on a website called Kiasu Parents. If you go and take a look, you’ll see how parents are sharing T-scores of top-scorers of their children’s schools. I believe this is with the aim of (1) hao lian (showing off) and (2) giving these schools some kind of unofficial ranking in terms of how good or lousy. The MOE has...

KOK FEI: Almost half of Britons voted to stay in the EU, but that wasn’t enough because a little more than 50 percent voted to leave. In the US, Donald Trump won the hard-fought contest to be president, even though Hillary Clinton won the popular vote. That’s democracy in action, where the minority group yields to the will of the majority. Several commentaries have been written here decrying...

KEV: This has got to be one of the most discriminatory advertisement I’ve ever seen. Shame on you, Livvit. To think that even startup companies now are discriminating against Singaporean men, on the basis of their national service duties. In case you didn’t know, no Singaporean male is EXEMPT from national service, unless you’re looking at a 10-year-old to join your company. All men in Singapore...

Police are investigating a 35-year-old woman who is suspected to have made a false report about a kidnap attempt on her son. The woman claimed that her son was almost abducted at the NTUC outlet at Bukit Panjang Plaza. She said that the man tried to push away the pram which her child was in, but he later fled after she intervened. This incident was described in a letter sent to us yesterday. Describing...

Muhamad Riduan Mohamed Yassin: A friend of mine nearly got his son kidnapped! This actually happened at Bukit Panjang Plaza, NTUC Supermarket. The mum was busy choosing and picking items up, the son was sleeping in the NTUC trolley. Out of nowhere an Indian guy just appeared and pushed the trolley away from the mum. The mum shouted for help, but no one gave a f*ck about it but one of the security...

RYNNA ISMAIL: Dear parents, I’ve encountered a strange and worrying incident earlier which had made me wrote this and wanting to share the importance of our childrens’ safety, regardless of their age or locations, at all cost. Thursday, 10th November 2016 around 7.15pm, Simei, Eastpoint Mall at Level 3 (Kids’ Ride Area just opposite SportsLink store): Accompanied my girl to the mentioned...

CASANA: Two tree-falls in one day because of rain in different parts of Singapore. This happened yesterday morning after a heavy that started at about 5.30am. It raises questions as to whether the NParks, which falls under the purview of the Ministry of National Development, is out and about doing its job to ensure the public is safe from old trees. In the morning, a huge tree that fell along the...

ANNA LI: This is in response to your story “Appalling that People’s Favourite Tan Cheng Bock has Been Disqualified from Contesting the Presidency“. I too find it appalling, but more than that, it’s a very big shame. After the last Presidential Election (2011), the only man left who continued to fastidiously walk the ground was Dr Tan Cheng Bock. You didn’t see Tan Kin...

WONG LILY: Hi I would like to ask for your help regarding a traffic accident happened along Jalan Buroh junction to Jurong east road on 17september at 745am. My husband injured in the accident as a China bus driver drive in the red light and my husband couldn’t break immediately and hit into the bus. The bus driver never admit that his wrong. Happens that the traffic light there no cctv. No...

JAY LOW: Just arrived in SG and met this terrible driver! Very rude and drive dangerously. This is happened on Friday (9 Sept) at 2053 from Changi Airport to Compassvale Link Buangkok. Myself, my Wife and my Daughter just took SMRT Taxi number SHD622xx, driver name LIM xxxx xxxx. He not willing to help to put our luggage into car boot. I was thinking maybe he got a bad day. I just keep quiet and take...

LINDA HO: Please go ahead and share this story around. The world needs to know that bullying is a serious issue that causes depression and even parents losing their child towards it. Any form of bullying should not be taken lightly especially from a authoritative figure. A child can never “beef up” from it nor benefit from it. Not all bullies will back away from after a fight. In fact...

DICKSON: Sharing this poster at Sims Drive put up by the NEA (or town council or whichever agency is responsible). The poster is supposed to warn people about the dangers of mosquitoes and to tell them to take steps to prevent breeding. Instead, it looks like they have become the breeding ground for the mosquitoes. It’s not surprising since they are hung just above the longkang (drain) area,...

DAVE: Recently there were these digital sign board installed in every block, at least in Toh Yi Drive that I lived. These digital sign board does not appeared to be interactive. Rather it displayed static info. Only the top image appears to have rolling updates but from what I observed it was totally useless information. I notice people out of curiosity since its something new, touch here and there...